A few days ago, an article about Nike (NYSE:NKE) argued that “Nike’s shares aren’t priced to buy.” The reasoning was that “Nike is, at best, fairly valued. And it certainly isn’t trading hands at fire-sale prices.” The question is: should you expect (and wait for) fire-sales prices? Most value investors know the maxim that it is better to buy a great business....More>>>
One of the richest men in China has made a big bet on an icon of Europe’s automotive industry.
Li Shufu, the billionaire chairman of Chinese car maker Geely (GELYF), invested about $9 billion buying a stake of almost 10% in Daimler (DDAIF), making him the biggest single shareholder in the owner of Mercedes Benz.
Li, who’s estimated to be worth around $18 billion, has....More>>>
"Short Sellers Retreat Amid Rally," ran the headline in the Wall Street Journal. Curious readers stopped and stared. It was the premise of the headline that arrested them. Who knew that there was even one bear left to give ground at the 100-month mark of the post-2008 levitation? El toro is the topic at hand. It's a most unusual bull market (we count as one the updrafts....More>>>
Any time a growth stock like Amazon (NSDQ:AMZN) comes under pressure, value investors come out in droves citing the company’s ridiculously high earnings multiple as reason enough to stay clear of the stock. Growth investors and value investors are two entirely different breeds. One looks for deeply discounted fundamentally strong companies whereas growth investors concentrate a lot on growth....More>>>
The Q4 2016 earnings report for mid cap solar stock First Solar, Inc (NASDAQ: FSLR) is scheduled for after the market closes onTuesday (February 21st). First Solar had been in our SmallCap Network Elite Opportunity (SCN EO) portfolio back in 2014as we felt the stock to be a best of breed stock in the solar space, offered more upside based on current fundamentals and had a better balance sheet than....More>>>
Value investing may not be dead after all. After a lousy 2015, in which mutual funds that focus on cheap U.S. stocks of all sizes shed an average of 4.7%, bargain hunters have rebounded impressively. Over the past year, the average value fund earned 10.9%.
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Few funds have benefited more from the shift in investor sentiment than....More>>>
Yesterday, Morgan Stanleys Adam Jonas cut Delphi Automotive (DLPH) to Underweight from Overweight citing the threat posed by electric cars (and not just Tesla Motors (TSLA)). Today, Bairds David Leiker and team offer a fuller defense of Delphi Automotive, as well as Borg Warner (BWA) and Lear (LEA):
Aggressive buyers of Delphi and BorgWarner following another drive....More>>>
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Wells Fargo & Co. said credit-card applications dropped 55 percent in February from a year earlier, the biggest decline since a scandal involving fake accounts erupted in September.
Retail customers opened....More>>>
APPLETON, Wis. Kohls reputation for saving customers money through double-digit discounts and a popular rewards program recently took a hit in the household of Al Prokash.
Aftershopping at one of companys stores in Green Bay, Wis., Prokash and his family learned how a caveat in Kohls practices at the sales register effectively reduces the potential savings that customers can stack up.
On Wednesday evening, some interesting news regarding Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) was reported by electrek, notably that the company is shutting down its factory for a week this month. Primarily, this pause in production is to help with upgrades for the upcoming Model 3 launch, but some general maintenance will also be done. Based on this news and associated comments, this continues to be a knock against....More>>>